Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: VART6335C

Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4355 - Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:design.ve@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

 John Perperis John.perperis@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Element:

Plan drawing work

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Explore drawing requirements with reference to relevant reference material and appropriate people when required
1.2 Identify factors that may impact on how drawing work is undertaken
1.3 Gather information about drawing techniques, materials and equipment from a range of sources and determine how they may be used to communicate ideas
1.4 Evaluate information for its application to specific drawing briefs
 

Element:

Experiment to represent ideas

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Assess the capabilities of techniques, materials and equipment through exploration
2.2 Select approaches that best suit the purpose of drawings and their presentation context
2.3 Follow safety procedures for particular techniques, materials and equipment
 

Element:

Create drawings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Organise materials, tools and equipment for selected techniques
3.2 Produce preliminary drawings and discuss their effectiveness with relevant people
3.3 Finalise drawings, incorporating feedback on work in progress as required
3.4 Prepare drawings for the presentation context
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to the elements.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.
Mode of delivery for this course is face-to-face.
In class activities will include:

  • practical demonstrations
  • design activities or projects
  • independent project based work
  • teacher directed group activities/projects


Teaching Schedule

 

WeekClass contentDueelements
SEM 1
Wk 11

Overview of course content and assessment requirements.
Folio containing weekly exercises - submitted at 3 developmental stages

Designer’s tool kit and materials

 

EXERCISE 1 -
Grey scale and Identification of basic shapes and textures

ASSESSMENT PROJECT
 - 1 x grey scale drawing
- 1 x illustration of shapes
- 1 x texture sampler in grey scale

SEM 1
Wk 14
3
Wk 12

EXERCISE 2 -
Identifying 1 point perspective through observation and sketching

ASSESSEMENT PROJECT -
3 x magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
1 x drawing from magazine image,
1 x sketch of a corridor using grey leads to show texture and shade

SEM 1
Wk 14
1
Wk 13

EXERCISE 3 -
Identifying 2 point perspective through observation and sketching
 
ASSESSEMENT PROJECT -
3 x sheets of magazine images drawn over with pen identifying horizon line, view point & vanishing point
1 x drawing from magazine image,  
1 x sketch of class  interior using grey leads to show texture and shade

SEM1

Wk 14

 

2 - 3
Wk 14

SUBMISSION OF Assessment Task 1 EXERCISES 1-3

EXERCISE 4 -
1 point perspective grid for soft furnishings
Placement of boxes, furniture and figures to scale

ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 1 point perspective grid of room for soft furnishings project ( child’s bedroom)
1 x "room" with furniture and figures in it

 SEM 2

Wk 1

 1
 Wk 15EXERCISE 5 -
2 point perspective grid for soft furnishings
Placement of boxes, furniture and figures to scale

ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 2 point perspective grid of room for soft furnishings project ( child’s bedroom)
1 x "room" with furniture and figures in it

 SEM 2

 Wk 1

 2-3
 Wk 16EXERCISE 6 -
Plan to 3D - freehand perspective drawing
1 point perspective drawings
Locating furniture in space
ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
Minimum of 3 x 1 point perspective, rendered views
Minimum of 3 x 2 point perspective, rendered views

 SEM 2

  Wk 1

 1-3
  END OF SEMESTER  

SEM 2
Wk 1

 SUBMISSION OF Assessment Task 2 EXERCISES 4-6 Wk 1 1-3
Wk 2EXERCISE 7 -
Develop floor plan
Pen and ink drawing

ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x floor plan for soft furnishings- drawing in ink
 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 3

EXERCISE 8 -
Concept layout of furniture on the floor plan
Pen and ink drawing

ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x floor plan with furniture for soft furnishings- drawing in ink

 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 4

EXERCISE 9 -
Produce elevations
Pen and ink drawings


ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
Elevations without furniture for soft furnishings- drawings in ink
Elevations with furniture for soft furnishings- drawings in ink

 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 5

EXERCISE 10 -
Produce effective 1 point perspective drawings
Pen and ink drawings
Drawing furniture, lighting etc. from cube

ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 1 point perspective drawing for soft furnishing- drawing in ink

 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 6

EXERCISE 11 -
Produce effective 2 point perspective drawings
Pen and ink drawings
Drawing furniture, lighting etc. from cube

ASSESSMENT PROJECT -
1 x 2 point perspective drawing - drawing in ink

 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 7

Rendering floor plan in colour

RENDERING SOFT FURNISHINGS - Class demonstrations
Rendering all elements of Soft Furnishings
Introduction to markers and pencils
Tonal drawing - shadows & light source
Texture, colour, line work / weight
Hard and soft finishes - reflection and diffusion
Experimentation of rendering techniques
Mixed media techniques

 

 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 8

 Rendering elevations in colour

Tonal drawing - shadows & light source
Texture, colour, line work / weight

 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 9

Rendering perspectives in colour

Tonal drawing - shadows & light source
Texture, colour, line work / weight

 Wk 10 1-3
 Wk 10

Assessment Task 3 SUBMISSION OF EXERCISES 7-11_ LAST CLASS.

(Exercises12-14 (students renders for soft furnishings - child bedroom) will be reviewed in week 16)

INTRODUCE STUDENTS ON EXERCISES 12 - 14
Rendering all elements of Soft Furnishings
Rendering perspective drawings
Light, shadow and reflection
Highlighting Soft Furnishing elements
 

 Wk 16 1-3
 no classes  
Wk 16

Assessment Task 4 SUBMISSION FOR SUBMISSION_ EXERCISES 12-14
( students renders for the soft furnishings_child bedroom)

Exercise 12_1 x rendered floor plan for soft furnishings
Exercise 13_4 x rendered elevations for soft furnishings
Exercise 13_1 x rendered 1 point perspective drawing for soft furnishings
Exercise 14_1 x rendered 2 point perspective drawing for soft furnishings

(include Task 3 Folio EXERCISES 7-11)

Wk 161-3


  
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.

The University Library has extensive resources for Interior Design and Decoration students.
The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration
The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this
course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access of the library resources
Scalise, CM. 2008, Interior Design Illustrated, Fairchild Books
Doyle, M E., 2007, Colour Drawing - design drawing skills for Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers
3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, Canada, 2007
Ching, Francis DK & Binggeli, Corky, 2012, Interior Design Illustrated, 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey
(Also available as E-book from Library website)
Seidler D, Korte’ A., 2010, Hand Drawing For Designers - Communicating ideas Through Architectural Graphics, Fairchild Books, New York
Mitton, M., 2012, Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models, and Presentation Techniques, 4th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York
Plunkett, D., 2009, Drawing For Interior Design, Laurence king publishing
Drawing to Communicate course notes and Materials List are on Blackboard MYRMIT - Please note that you will be required to print
out all notes as required by your teacher
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment fro this course will be project based.


Assessment Tasks

1. Assessment Task 1 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 1-3 Due Semester 1 week 14
2. Assessment Task 2 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 4-6 Due Semester 2 week 1
3. Assessment Task 3 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 7-11 Due Semester 2 week 10
4. Assessment Task 4 FOLIO OF EXERCISES 12-14 Due for review Semester 2 week 16

You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.

The University Library has extensive resources for Interior Design and Decoration students. The Library has
produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies
(http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration)

The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian (http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing)

This course is delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (see list below), but also utilises graded assessment

CHD: Competent with High Distinction (4 GPA)
CDI: Competent with Distinction (3 GPA)
CC: Competent with Credit (2 GPA)
CAG: Competency Achieved – Graded (1 GPA)
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit
of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above).

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend
all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to be successful in this course.
Feedback - You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on
how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Student feedback at RMIT:
Pick the following link to access the Student feedback webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse/Staff%2FWorkplace%20essentials%2FStudent,%20program%20and%20course%20administration%2F;ID=km6d4uzduuom;STATUS=A)

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
Pick the following link to access the Student progress policy webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1)

Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges
that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Pick the following link for Cover sheet for submission of works
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf)

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level.
If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=g43abm17hc9w)
Further links - Application for extension of time
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/seca86tti4g4z.pdf)

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity.
Pick the following link for more information Academic Integrity
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n)

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